[Top Ten Tuesday] – #101 – Characters Bad At Taking April Fools Joke

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

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This Week’s Theme:
Characters Bad At
Taking April Fools Joke

Initial Thoughts:

I was surprised this weeks theme wasn’t April Fools inspired–so I’ll just do what I do and fix that.


Dolores Umbridge (Harry Potter – Rowling)

People will hate her (and perhaps rightfully so) but I’ll say she’s one of the baddest bitches around and ain’t gonna take your shit if you pull a prank on her. I must not prank Umbridge.


Dillard Early (The Serpent King – Zentner)

Dill wouldn’t get angry at you for cracking a joke — he’d probably elicit a nervous laugh — but it’s that he’s someone you’d feel bad for cracking a joke with because of all the shit he’s been through.


Thibault / Anonymous (Zeroes – Westerfeld)

For those of you unaware, Anonymous is a kid with abilities to cut ties and the personal connection shared with him and remain unseen — stemming from his childhood of non-existence.

Now think about: you’re all ready to go to fool someone when–why am I here again?


Safiya Fon Hasstrel (Truthwitch – Dennard)

The only joke you could get by her is if it was something that could be set up tangibly and not prompted via words — she’d call your shit out from a mile away…and that’s no fun.


Kaz Brekker (Six of Crows – Bardugo)

He’d laugh with you…then he’d get even. More than even,  probably.


The Driver (More Than This – Ness)

You get yourself hyped up to pull a fast one on it when suddenly you find yourself [redacted revelation re driver shenanigans].


Garrett Graham (The Deal – Kennedy)

This choice is for all you people who love this NA college-y romance shenanigans. I mentioned it in my review but while Garrett has a solid social game, if you created a joke that revolved around having to read something–the dude’s not the smartest cookie. Sorry bout it.


Rhy Maresh (ADSOM – Schwab)

If you read the first book, you would have remembered that [redacted evidence] because of [redacted evidence re Kell] which means that it’d be [redacted explanation] meaning Rhy is an idiot if. Kudos to you if you understood that.


Any Competitor in The Hunger Games (Collins)

Just hear me out: what if THG landed on April Fools?

Kekeke, I’m going to pretend to eat Nightlock and scare Peeta.

“Want some?” *munch munch munch*
What is it?
“Nightlock.”
YOUCAN’T–
“I’m joking, it’s only blue berr–” *dies*

PROBABLY WHAT FOXFACE THOUGHT, YA RIGHT?


Alex Parrish (Quantico)

Okay, as I’m writing this, I just finished watching the episode of Quantico (re the episode where Alex is bat shit crazy–which is every episode in existence). I just think she’d twist what your prank is into some conspiracy theory.


Afterthoughts:

Which character would you want to prank on April Fools or what has been the best prank you’ve given/ received?

Cheers,
Joey

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11 thoughts on “[Top Ten Tuesday] – #101 – Characters Bad At Taking April Fools Joke”

  1. Hey now! I think Garrett is smarter than you give him credit for. 😉 and he’s gotta be good at pranks with all those hockey buddies.
    I would love to see someone try and prank Kaz!

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  2. Ahahahaa!! I like that Alex Parrish one.
    I’d also add Cersei from A Song of Ice and Fire series. Similar to Alex except Cersei would think the prank’s some sort of political maneuver to get her away from the throne.

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